1 February 2021

Global Health Challenges

Students discussing health challenges
The course is only offered online 2021!

The international summer course in Global Health Challenges is an introduction to the greatest global health challenges of our time.

The course will cover key Sustainable Development Goals of importance to global health including:

  • Health & Human Rights
  • Global Health Governance
  • Epidemiological Transition
  • Sexual & Reproductive Health
  • Medical Tourism
  • Access to Medicines
  • Behaviour Change & Health Communication
  • Health & Development
  • Technology, Innovation & Global Health
  • Disasters & Humanitarian Assistance
  • Migration & Mental Health
  • Health Systems in a Global Context
  • Private Sector Perspectives

You can expect course participation by a truly international group of students and young professionals from a range of professional backgrounds, and an introduction to the key concepts, determinants, opportunities and challenges in global public health.

Through a mix of lectures, case studies, group work and workshops, this summer course will explore, explain and analyse many of the greatest challenges to current and future health. The summer course aims to serve as a platform for networking, capacity building and inspiration, thus empowering participants to become more effective health leaders, thinkers and change-makers.

Online module 23 - 30 July 2021
On-campus module 2 - 13 August 2021
Exam 13 August 2021 (course participation)

Credit points: 5 ECTS